December 8, 2021 11:00 EST

Art and Design

 
  Lot 52
 

52

George Nakashima (American, 1905-1990)
Early "Plank" Coffee Table, New Hope, Pennsylvania, 1956

English walnut, American black walnut
Studio notation: "2 1/8" [illegible]

H: 13, L: 83, D: 28 1/2 in.

Sold for $23,940
Estimated at $12,000 - $18,000


 

English walnut, American black walnut
Studio notation: "2 1/8" [illegible]

Literature

Derek E. Ostergard, George Nakashima: Full Circle (1989), pp. 116-117
James A. Michener Art Museum, George Nakashima and The Modernist Moment (2001), pg. 51 (illustrates a related form)
Mira Nakashima, Nature Form & Spirit: The Life and Legacy of George Nakashima (2003). pg. 85
Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience, George Nakashima: A Master's Furniture and Philosophy (2012), pg. 55 (illustrates related forms)

Note

This lot is accompanied by a digital copy of the original order card from George Nakashima Woodworkers.

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